Recently Completed: Columbia Pike and John Marr Drive Intersection Improvements in Fairfax County

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Please note: This project was completed in February 2023.

This project upgraded the signalized intersection of Columbia Pike (Route 244) and John Marr Drive. 

The improvements included:

  • Traffic signal and curb ramp upgrades
  • A new crosswalk across Columbia Pike
  • Accessible pedestrian signals

At the intersection, Columbia Pike averages 25,000 vehicles a day and John Marr Drive averages about 8,400.

Estimated Costs
Preliminary Engineering - $70,000
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation - $190,000
Construction - $440,000
Total - $700,000

This project was financed with federal and state Highway Safety Improvement Program funding.


This project aims to improve safety for pedestrians and drivers.

Major Milestones 

Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - May 2019
Begin Right of Way Acquisition - July 2020
Begin Construction - March 2021
Final Completion - February 2023


Contact Info:

Paul Shaw
Traffic Operations

Nick Dais, P.E., PTOE
Traffic Operations

Other relevant links:

Notice of Willingness to Hold a Public Hearing - May 2019

Major funding source: Highway Safety Improvement Program

Phase: Recently Completed

UPC: 112481

State ID: 0244-029-317, C501, P101, R201

Federal ID: HSIP-5A01 (952), HSIP-5B01 (144), STP-TS09 (301)

Lat/Long: 38.832980, -77.189699

Locality: Fairfax

Page last modified: June 15, 2023